Computer Information Systems: Web Design and WWW Programming (A.A.S.)

Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems: Web Design and WWW Programming degree program prepares you for employment as a Web designer or Web developer.

The program provides strong information systems and business background with further specialization in Web design, authoring, development, accessibility/usability and internet technologies.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Some graduates may wish to transfer to a four-year institution and articulation agreements exist with several colleges.

The college also offers the following related degree programs:

This program is offered by the Computing and Information Sciences Department.

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Program Highlights

  • The Web Design and WWW Programming program focuses on best practices systems analysis and design, user-centered design (UCD), W3C standards-compliance and accessibility.
  • The Web Design and WWW Programming curriculum also includes courses in information systems (IS) analysis and design and project management.
  • Courses in Perl, C++, networking, operating systems and mobile computing technologies are also available to students in this program.
  • Note that in accord with the emergent and transitory CIS discipline, the CIS department and CWW degree will remain abreast of emergent theories and technology and rapidly prepare and present new curriculum material as necessary.
  • Additional Information
    Today’s Internet & World-Wide Web, Web Design History, Multi-tiered Architectures and Rich Internet Applications, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0.

Online Program can be completed by attending online.

Evening Program can be completed by attending entirely in the evening.

Scholarships Available Scholarships available.

Career and Transfer Opportunities

Common careers for students completing the Web Design and WWW Programming A.A.S. degree include: Web Developer, Corporate Webmaster, E-commerce Specialist.

Recent employers have included: Belmont Builders; Internet Marketing Ninjas; and NYS Comptroller's Office.

Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2015): Web Developer, $64,970.

The Center for Careers and Transfer offers Career Services and Transfer Services to all students.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program should be able to:

  1. Identify, assess, distinguish and utilize data, information and computing systems with respect to their quality, proper use and storage.
  2. Analyze processes and problems and develop and apply information system based solutions.
  3. Demonstrate intermediate Web programming and design abilities to support contemporary Web requirements.

For more information regarding this program, please contact:

James Looby
Department Chair
Brahan Hall, Room 206
(518) 629-7225

For more information about admission to this program, please contact:

Admissions Office
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
(518) 629-7309